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Ancestry.com With more than 24,000 historical databases that include 5 billion names, Ancestry.com also allows users to use powerful tools to complete their own family trees. You can use Ancestry to search the Social Security Death Index, the US Census, and records from specific ethnic groups. The Orem Library's Ancestry subscription includes access to United Kingdom-specific genealogical information. This resource can only be used at the Orem Library using library computers. Call 801-229-7175 for more information or come on in to begin using Ancestry.com today.

Heritage Quest Genealogy This online tool for genealogists and historians of all types allows powerful searching of the US Census from 1790-1930, access to a huge and expanding library of books and articles on genealogical names and places, and the ability to search records of freed slaves, court petitions, etc. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Genealogy (Heritage Quest)” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Newspaper Source Provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Newspapers are helpful when searching for an obituary, or other local information.To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Newspaper Source” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

ProQuest Newsstand indexes 1,379 national and international newspapers, including the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “ProQuest Newsstand” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Utah Newsearch indexes of ALL of Utah's newspaper archives from 2004 to current.  Each newspaper provides fully-searchable PDFs of the complete newspapers, which lets you see both photos and headlines. There is a two week delay.  To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Utah Newsearch Utah Press Association” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Vital Records We are now pleased to offer at-home access to World Vital Records, in addition to our access in the Library, which provides genealogy databases and family history networking tools. World Vital Records adds content daily and includes most popular databases like Everton’s Genealogical Helper Group Sheets and Pedigree Files, and the World War II Army Enlistment Records. The Social Security Death Index (SSDI), the Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, Find A Grave death records, and the Small Town Papers newspaper collection are also available through the service. We also offer library and home access to Heritage Quest, and access to Ancestry.com is available only in the Orem Public Library.  To use this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose “World Vital Records” on the left-side menu.

Academic Search is an excellent place to begin your next research paper. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals covering many topics, and includes full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. Some journals are available in full-text as early as 1975. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Academic Journals EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Legal Collection contains full text for more than 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals. Legal Collection includes information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends in the legal world. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Legal Collection” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Magazine/MasterFile Find full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Magazines EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Newspaper Source” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

ProQuest Newsstand This database indexes 1,379 national and international newspapers, including the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “ProQuest Newsstand” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Regional Business News provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. This database is updated on a daily basis. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Regional Business News” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “TOPICsearch” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

 

Utah Newsearch Index of ALL of Utah's newspaper archives from 2004 to current.  Each newspaper provides fully-searchable PDFs of the complete newspapers, which lets you see both photos and headlines. There is a two week delay.  To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Utah Newssearch and Utah News Association” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Vocational & Career Collection provides full text coverage for more than 350 trade and industry-related periodicals. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Vocational & Career Collection” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

 

Academic Search is an excellent place to begin your next research paper. This database provides full text for more than 4,500 journals covering many topics, and includes full text for more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. Some journals are available in full-text as early as 1975. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Academic Journals EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Biography Resource Center Find award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Biography Resource Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a variety of global issues, topics, and current events for people who want to know what's going on in the world today and why. There are over 190 country portals which tie together specially selected news, expert regional perspectives, video, reference, country information. This will be of use to travelers, students, and anyone who may want to stay in touch with what going on around the world. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Global Issues in Context” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Magazines/MasterFile Find full text articles for nearly 1,750 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, full text from 86,017 biographies, 105,786 full text primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Magazines EBSCO” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “Newspaper Source” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

ProQuest Newsstand indexes 1,379 national and international newspapers, including the Deseret News, the Salt Lake Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “ProQuest Newsstand” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.
 
Student Research Center is a one stop help on a variety of topics for students 7-12 grade. Topics include Art & Media, English and Language Arts, Business, Careers, Current Issues, Health, History, Math, Science, Social Studies, Sports, and Technology. These are covered in a variety of formats from Magazines ti Radio and TV News Transcripts.  To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Student Research Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

TOPICsearch contains full text for over 105,000 articles from 1,622 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, magazine articles, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information. To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Full list of EBSCO databases” on the left-side menu. Once this screen comes up, choose “TOPICsearch” from the alphabetical list. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Utah Newsearch indexes of ALL of Utah's newspaper archives from 2004 to current.  Each newspaper provides fully-searchable PDFs of the complete newspapers, which lets you see both photos and headlines. There is a two week delay.  To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Utah Newsearch Utah Press Association” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book Info Finder offers access to full-text World Book entries and many photographs, maps, and charts. A special section on exploring Utah that provides links to applicable encyclopedia articles and information on the state, biographies of important Utahans, and information about the State’s economy and population. This online reference resource also includes an atlas and a dictionary. This is a great place to begin any research assignment. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “World Book Info Finder” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

World Book Reference Center provides tools for gathering and using information, including dictionaries, current events from Reuters and PBS, Computer and Web Tutorials, Life Skills, Government Resources and more.  To access this resource, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “World Book Reference Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

NoveList Guide to Fiction and Nonfiction Love fiction? Find your home here. NoveList will help you answer the fundamental question for all readers everywhere: What should I read next? Contains lists, reviews, feature articles, and more. Search by authors, plot lines, series, reading level, etc., and find out other books you are sure to enjoy. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “NoveList Guide to Fiction” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Shakespeare for Students Studying or reading Shakespeare? With this e-book, you'll have access to critical interpretations of the Bard's greatest works, along with plot summaries and character profiles that help further decode these dramatic masterpieces.To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here and choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Biography Resource Center integrates award-winning biographies with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images, reference books, and links to vetted websites. Search for people---both current and historic from all eras and fields of endeavor---based on name, occupation, nationality, etc. The Biography Resource Center includes many author and literary biographies. To access this information, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Biography Resource Center” on the left-side menu. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Something About the Author This is the outstanding series that spotlights specific authors and illustrators creating books for young people. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

Novels for Students Reading To Kill a Mockingbird or Tom Sawyer? Not sure where to start your paper or how to study for a test on the book? Novels for Students includes important historical and background information to some of the most studied titles in literature. Read essays, find overviews of themes and plots, and meet a book like never before. To access this e-book, log in with your library card and PIN number by clicking here, then choose “Gale Virtual Reference Library” on the left-side menu. You will find this resource under “Literature”. Questions? Call 801-229-7175.

One-Click Audiobooks E-books & E-Audiobooks Access more than 2,000 online e-books and more than 2,000 e-audiobooks through this excellent service. E-books cover topics as diverse as test preparation, writing a good resume, academic medical and computer programming materials, and statistics. The e-audiobooks include both popular fiction and non-fiction from a variety of genres and include language learning audio. All can be downloaded to your PC or Windows-compatible MP3 player. To access One-Click the first time, you will need to set up a username and password. To do this, come into the Library or call 801-229-7175.

OverDrive Download best selling audiobooks, eBooks and videos from OverDrive 24/7 to your PC at home, in the office or from anywhere in the world. All you need is your library card to get started. To use OverDrive, click here and choose to “Sign Into OverDrive”. Choose Orem library from the list of public libraries and use your library card to begin accessing electronic audiobooks.

 

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The Orem Library is open Monday through Friday 9am until 9pm and on Saturdays from 9am until 6pm. We are closed Sundays and Holidays. Click here for a list of observed holidays.

If you need to return books outside of these hours, a 24 drive through book and media drop is located on the North side of the Library.

The Main Library is located at 58 North State Street in Orem, Utah at the north end of the City Center Complex (on the northeast corner of State and Center Streets). Parking is to the east of the library building and is accessed from 100 North. If you need assistance please call 229-7050.